Federal Highway Administration November 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Florida DOT Audit #2 Report
Document Number: 2019-25976
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for review, consultation, and compliance for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years to ensure the State's compliance with program requirements. This notice makes available the final report of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) second audit under the program.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in West Virginia
Document Number: 2019-25555
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces action taken by FHWA and that are final. This final agency action relates to a proposed highway project, improvements to US 340, from the Charles Town Bypass in Jefferson County, West Virginia to just south of the state boundary in Clarke County, Virginia. This decision will be used by Federal agencies in subsequent proceedings, including decisions to grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the proposed highway project. The FHWA's Record of Decision (ROD) provides details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions of Proposed Highway/Interchange Improvement in Ohio; Statute of Limitations on Claims
Document Number: 2019-25792
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of ODOT, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by ODOT that are final. The actions relate to the proposed modification of United States Route 62 (US-62) in the County of Stark, State of Ohio. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Motorcyclist Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-25669
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces the fifth meeting of the FHWA Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC).
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California
Document Number: 2019-25541
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of Caltrans, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by Caltrans that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Del Rio Trail Project in the City of Sacramento, Sacramento County, California. Those actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah
Document Number: 2019-25452
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA, on behalf of UDOT, is issuing this notice to announce actions taken by UDOT and NPS that are final Federal agency actions. The final agency actions relate to a proposed highway project, improvements to State Route 12 (SR-12), from milepost (MP) 14.42 to MP 18.16 in the Bryce Canyon National Park (BCRA), Garfield County, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and/or approvals for the project. The Environmental Assessment prepared jointly by UDOT and NPS, and the Findings of No Significant Impact issued by UDOT and NPS, provide details on the Selected Alternative for the proposed improvements.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in City of Salem, Marion County, Oregon
Document Number: 2019-24892
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-19
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The actions relate to a proposed highway project, Salem River Crossing Project, over the Willamette River, in City of Salem, Marion County, Oregon. Those actions grant approvals for the project.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-24891
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-18
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-24721
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-14
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Utah Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2019-24655
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) established the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program that allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for environmental review, consultation, and compliance under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for carrying out the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years of State participation to ensure compliance with program requirements. This notice finalizes the findings of the second audit report for the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT).
Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program; Ohio Department of Transportation Audit Report
Document Number: 2019-24654
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-13
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) established the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program that allows a State to assume FHWA's environmental responsibilities for environmental review, consultation, and compliance under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for Federal highway projects. When a State assumes these Federal responsibilities, the State becomes solely responsible and liable for carrying out the responsibilities it has assumed, in lieu of FHWA. This program mandates annual audits during each of the first 4 years of State participation to ensure compliance with program requirements. This notice makes available the final report of Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) third audit under the program.
Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Transportation Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2019-24571
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA that are final. The action relates to the creation of a reversible north-south transit and high occupancy vehicle lane connecting Mercer Street and SR 520 along the I-5 express lanes and other associated design refinements associated with SR 520, I-5 to Medina construction in the City of Seattle, King County, State of Washington.
National Bridge Inspection Standards
Document Number: 2019-23929
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-12
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) required the Secretary to update the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS). Through this NPRM, FHWA proposes to update the NBIS to address MAP-21 requirements, incorporate technological advancements including the use of unmanned aerial systems, and address ambiguities identified since the last update to the regulation in 2009. The FHWA also proposes to repeal two outdated regulations: The Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program and the Discretionary Bridge Candidate Rating Factor.
Environmental Impact Statement: Charleston County, South Carolina; Notice of Intent
Document Number: 2019-24327
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-08
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice of intent to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for a proposed highway project in Charleston County, South Carolina.
Environmental Impact Statement: San Diego and Orange Counties, California; Notice of Intent
Document Number: 2019-24326
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-07
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is issuing this notice to advise the public that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) will be prepared for the South County Traffic Relief Effort, a proposed highway project in Orange County and San Diego County, California.
Notice of Intent; Environmental Impact Statement: I-285 Top End Express Lanes in Cobb, Fulton, and DeKalb Counties, Georgia
Document Number: 2019-24032
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for a proposed project on I-285 in Cobb, Fulton, and DeKalb counties, Georgia. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is sponsoring the project to address the substantial congestion in this corridor that results in unreliable travel times and diminished accessibility to employment and activity centers.
Notice To Rescind the Notice of Intent To Prepare a Limited Scope Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: Interstate 55 Interchange in Shelby County, Tennessee
Document Number: 2019-24031
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-04
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Notice of Intent (NOI) published on August 31, 2015, to prepare a Limited Scope Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (LSSEIS) for the proposed improvements to the Interstate 55 (I-55) interchange at E.H. Crump Boulevard in the City of Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, is being rescinded.